Sight lines: how seat preference impacts workplace connectivity

Kerstin Sailer, architect and academic at London’s Bartlett School of Architecture, describes new research which links visibility in the workplace with intrinsic human wellbeing

Visual connection is a crucial element in our relationship with the physical environment, and how we feel and behave. Visual connections allow access to other people and determine how protected you feel in the space you’re in.

In this WORKTECH Acadmy video, leading academic and architect Dr Kerstin Sailer, a keynote speaker at WORKTECH’s WELLNESS conference held in London in June 2018, explains how different lines of sight can make individuals feel and behave in certain environments and discusses research which indicates the best places to sit in the workplace.

Dr Kerstin Sailer is Reader in Social and Spatial Networks at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London. Watch the full interview in our Innovation Zone
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